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Printed Matter as Education and Artistic Medium (online; Cantonese) with Silas Fong and An Gee Chan

28 Feb 2021
4–5 pm

Printed Matter as Education and Artistic Medium (online; Cantonese) with Silas Fong and An Gee Chan

Printed Matters as Education and Artistic Medium: An Gee Chan and Silas Fong in Conversation

Silas Fong and Angee Chan, both artists and art educators, will share their creative ideas and processes based on their recent works. They will also share the use of printed matter as an education medium, and introduce how the two engage in each other. As the moderator, Louiza Ho, Associate Curator of Tai Kwun Contemporary, will lead the discussion and explore alternative education methodologies in printed matters with the two speakers.

About An Gee Chan 

Born in Hong Kong and graduated from the Royal College of Art, Fine Art Printmaking. Currently teaching Printmaking and Drawing at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Her practice employs various forms - prints, drawings, paintings, murals, ceramics and sometimes installation. Varying in scale from small to large. She tends to create narrative based, allegorical work. The content of the work ranges from lighthearted to more sinister or serious topics. Often presented with a sense of dark humor, for people to have a small laugh and perceive things in a more positive way.

Born in 1985 in Hong Kong, Silas Fong is a contemporary artist. He furthered his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Cologne after earning his MFA from Department of Fine Arts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2012 and BA from Academy of Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2008. Since September 2017, Fong is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Photography, College of Arts at Chung-Ang University in Seoul.

Silas Fong evaluates the context behind each project to develop respective approaches for conceptual and critical expression. His work is often reflective of his role as an observer, artist and educator.

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Location:
Online (and livestreamed into the Talks and Workshops room in Block 9)